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Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation
1 year ago

Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation

The requirement to manage risk in the workplace often calls up the need to undertake drug and alcohol testing, particularly in the industry of fuel wholesale, transport and retail.  There …
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Safety Blitz for Victoria highlights the need for Hazard and Compliance Walks to be done NOW
1 year ago

Safety Blitz for Victoria highlights the need for Hazard and Compliance Walks to be done NOW

By  •  ACAPMA, Compliance

In response to a series of incidents in the greater Melbourne area safety regulators are visiting businesses storing and retailing hazardous chemicals in a proactive risk assessment and response capacity.


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Don’t risk the misuse of autogas on forecourts
2 years ago

Don’t risk the misuse of autogas on forecourts

By  •  Safety

The lure of a cheap refill of gas for leisure cylinder owners from autogas dispensers is both illegal and dangerous and service station owners are urged to be very vigilant …
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Worker injured and fines issued after independent audit warned of hazardous substance risk
2 years ago

Worker injured and fines issued after independent audit warned of hazardous substance risk

By  •  Safety

In a recent case before a WA court, a business has plead guilty to a series of safety breaches that resulted in serious injury to an employee due to a …
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Spate of suspected fatigue-related incidents as new Chain of Responsibility legislation beckons
2 years ago

Spate of suspected fatigue-related incidents as new Chain of Responsibility legislation beckons

A spate of vehicle incidents that may have been caused by fatigue are a stark reminder for businesses in the fuel and dangerous goods sector to get their house in …
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Landmark study no surprise
2 years ago

Landmark study no surprise

YET another new study supports what we’ve been saying for years.

A landmark 12-year study conducted by Monash University recently made the news.

It was undertaken in partnership with the …
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‘Australia’s deadliest industry’: Truck drivers rally for better conditions
2 years ago

‘Australia’s deadliest industry’: Truck drivers rally for better conditions

Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have held protests around the country to demand better safety standards and working conditions.

It comes after Safe Work Australia statistics released last …
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Car ploughs into servo during morning coffee run
2 years ago

Car ploughs into servo during morning coffee run

A morning coffee run has ended in disaster after a driver ploughed through the front of a service station.

It’s believed the 71-year-old Sydney woman lost control of …
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Managing Ignition Sources In Hazardous Zones
3 years ago

Managing Ignition Sources In Hazardous Zones

By  •  Safety

Following a series of recent safety incidents retail fuel site operators are reminded to engage with staff on the importance of managing ignition sources in hazardous zones to ensure they …
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Masked gangs rob Melbourne servos
3 years ago

Masked gangs rob Melbourne servos

Gangs of masked men, armed with knives, hammers and a crowbar, robbed two service stations in Melbourne’s north early yesterday.

The robberies were committed by men in two …
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